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Creating project working sets

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Video: Creating project working sets

There is no arguing that projects are a great way to organize your applications, but if you are dealing with years worth of work in your Project Navigator, it can be difficult to find what you are after. The easiest way to take care of this problem is by creating working sets for your projects, which is a way of logically grouping your projects in the Navigator view. We can deal with our working sets by clicking the View menu in the Navigator view and choose Select Working Set. In this dialog, we can either select an existing working set or we can create new ones. Our three options at the top are Window Working Sets, which is actually Java specific and something we are not going to need to use with ColdFusion Builder.

Creating project working sets

There is no arguing that projects are a great way to organize your applications, but if you are dealing with years worth of work in your Project Navigator, it can be difficult to find what you are after. The easiest way to take care of this problem is by creating working sets for your projects, which is a way of logically grouping your projects in the Navigator view. We can deal with our working sets by clicking the View menu in the Navigator view and choose Select Working Set. In this dialog, we can either select an existing working set or we can create new ones. Our three options at the top are Window Working Sets, which is actually Java specific and something we are not going to need to use with ColdFusion Builder.

We can deselect any working sets or select working sets we have already configured. So, let's create a new working set. I am going to click Ne and we will choose Resource. This is a general purpose working set for any Eclipse based resource. So, we will click Next and I am going to name these Sites, because I am going to just put Site 1 and Site 2 inside of this working set. I will click Finish, and we can now see that working set listed here in our dialog. If I select that option and click OK, my Navigator view then filters down and only shows me Site 1 and Site 2.

If I click the View menu and the Navigator view, I can see that the Sites working set is selected. If I deselect that working set, I get all of my projects back in the Navigator view. So, the working sets are just a way to filter down the Navigator view. They don't remove your projects at all, they are still there, they are just hidden so that you don't have to look at them when you are dealing with a particular group of projects. If I need to edit my working set, I can click the View menu, choose Select, highlight the one I would like to edit, click Edit, and I can add and remove projects from that working set.

I will click Cancel. And I am going to add another working set. Let's click New > Resource. We will click Next. I will name this one CFBuilder Projects and in this one, I don't want Site 1 or Site 2. I just want CFBuilder. I will click Finish. And I am going to select both of these working sets as my active working sets and click OK. And now I see all three of those sites in my Navigator view. As you can see, working sets are a quick and easy way to get things organized in the Navigator view, especially if you don't want to create multiple workspaces to organize all of your projects.

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ColdFusion Builder Essential Training

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  1. 7m 48s
    1. Welcome
      59s
    2. Installing ColdFusion Builder
      2m 20s
    3. Installing ColdFusion Builder as a plug-in
      3m 18s
    4. Using the exercise files
      1m 11s
  2. 17m 42s
    1. Workspace overview
      2m 25s
    2. Organizing your workspace
      6m 19s
    3. Adding and selecting workspaces
      2m 53s
    4. Installing and managing plug-ins
      6m 5s
  3. 12m 12s
    1. Creating projects
      2m 11s
    2. Importing projects
      2m 48s
    3. Creating project working sets
      2m 23s
    4. Managing projects
      2m 22s
    5. Linking folders
      2m 28s
  4. 23m 2s
    1. Configuring and managing ColdFusion servers
      6m 26s
    2. Using the Services Browser
      4m 15s
    3. Using RDS Dataview and Fileview
      4m 52s
    4. Using FTP
      7m 29s
  5. 18m 10s
    1. Creating editor profiles
      2m 6s
    2. Using Code Assist
      5m 43s
    3. Setting code coloring
      4m 5s
    4. Using shortcut keys
      3m 5s
    5. Working with outlines and syntax checking
      3m 11s
  6. 37m 40s
    1. Using code completion
      7m 25s
    2. Using snippets
      9m 23s
    3. Using SQL editing and the Query Viewer
      5m 55s
    4. Working with components
      7m 27s
    5. Working with variable mapping
      2m 14s
    6. Navigating code and documents
      5m 16s
  7. 13m 12s
    1. Getting set up
      3m 50s
    2. Using the ColdFusion debugger
      5m 37s
    3. Watching logs with Tailview
      3m 45s
  8. 13m 8s
    1. Installing extensions
      4m 5s
    2. Using the CFC Generator extension for ColdFusion 8
      4m 52s
    3. Using the CFC Generator extension for ColdFusion ORM
      4m 11s
  9. 34m 5s
    1. Building a simple contact form extension
      3m 42s
    2. Creating user interfaces
      8m 55s
    3. Packaging the extension
      3m 55s
    4. Building the handler
      8m 10s
    5. Using the Builder extension
      9m 23s
  10. 25s
    1. Goodbye
      25s

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